Recycled Aluminum Can Die Cut Flowers
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Recycled Aluminum Can Die Cut Flowers

Use different colors of aluminum cans to make colorful flowers. A Sizzix machine and Crop-A-Dile make this craft quick and easy.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: Yes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Aluminum Cans – Assorted
  • Sizzix® Die Cut Machine
  • Sizzix® Die Templates – Flowers
  • Floral Wire, 18-gauge
  • Bead Landing™ Metal Cutters
  • Beads – Assorted Styles
  • Buttons – Assorted Styles
  • Craft Wire – Assorted Colors
  • Kunin™ Felt Square
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Crop-a-dile™
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use metal cutters to cut apart aluminum cans and flatten them.

Step 2 Follow directions on Sizzix® machine and use flower dies to cut flowers from cans.

Step 3 Layer several shapes and sizes of flowers together, and use Crop-a-dile™ to punch a hole in center.

Step 4 Thread craft wire from back to front to attach buttons and beads as desired. Twist wire closed to hold.

Step 5 Thread a coiled piece of 18-gauge wire for stem and hot glue to backs of flowers. Cut a 2" circle of green felt and poke wire through. Hot glue felt to backs of flowers to finish.